Hi, I am looking for information about a B-24 (Serial 42-94958) who made a crash landing on a Fighter airfield the 25th of June 1944. This airfield is located a few miles north-west of Bayeux, France. It is an emergency landing following Flak damage during the attack of Avord airfield, Fr. All infor..
In honor of my father-in-law , David R. Warren, I wanted to post a couple photos that I found in his "US Army Air Forces Service Album". He was stationed in Debach, England with the 493BG. He was a member of the Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum and we had the privilege of visiting it with him before..
All -- My great-uncle was a man named Oronzo "Otto" R. Sisto from Chicago, IL. Mr. Sisto never had children, so I'm trying to find out some things about his time in the service. I believe he was assigned to the 493rd, possibly as a co-pilot. I have a letter from Mr Sisto written on 493rd Bomb group ..
Looking for info and or pictures of the tail letter and markings of my father's plane B-17 Sweet Sue 43-38190. He was a ball turret gunner in the 493bg 863sq stationed in Debach June 44 to October 44..
I am truly greatful this forum is carrying on, and wish I had joined sooner. I am looking for any info on my grandfather's plane info, mission list, etc. I grew up listening to great stories, and going to a few reunions with him and my dad (I was fairly little still in the early 80's)
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I would like to contact the individuals, or family members of same, listed below in order to learn some information on the forced landing of their B-17 "Hell and Back" at St. Trond, Belgium on 23 January 1945. Thanks. Al CrossonEarl H. Newkirk, Jr. PilotDonald L. Davidson CopilotBernard Jacobs Navig..
Hello Who can identify the Crewmember of the "Gleason Crew" / "Malone Crew" on these Picture.kneeing first row right outside is 2nd. Lt George E. Zackert .Every help is welcome, Thank`s in advance streak98 (Dirk)..
I am trying to find information on the crew of 43-38224. I believe the pilot was a Lt Millhollin. Thanks so much. firstname.lastname@example.org Gerry L Humphrey..
I am currently attempting to research my late grandfathers WW II service record. I am seeking out any info regarding my grandfather, John Thompson (8 AF, 493 BG, 861 BS), his first combat aircraft, Lucy Quipment (41-29545), and the crew that he was a part of. My ultimate hopes is for formal intervie..
My name is Kyle Frick, and I am looking for any information about my grandfather, Kenny Frick, and his service during the war. He was in the 493rd Bomb group, 860th Squadron. He was a waist gunner and master mechanic, and his rank was T-sergeant. Any information anyone can provide will be very helpf..